Development by Design: Dialogue with post-conflict expert Dan Lewis of UN-Habitat

Development by Design: Dialogue with post-conflict expert Dan Lewis of UN-Habitat

Next Thursday March 5th, our Development by Design: Dialogues in Architecture, Equity and Development continue with special guest Dan Lewis, disaster and post-conflict expert of UN...

Alumni Nerea Amoros pursues PhD after teaching and working in Rwanda

Alumni Nerea Amoros pursues PhD after teaching and working in Rwanda

We caught up with former student Nerea Amoros after she recently gave a lecture to our current students about her work in Rwanda since graduating our masters program in 2011. She t...

Student field trip to Tijuana-San Diego border with Teddy Cruz

Student field trip to Tijuana-San Diego border with Teddy Cruz

This weekend our students and codirector Carmen Mendoza will take off on their two-week field trip to explore collaborative urban strategies on the Tijuana-San Diego border under t...

Nathaniel Corum talks Philanthropy, Architecture and Community Design

Nathaniel Corum talks Philanthropy, Architecture and Community Design

Last Thursday, in collaboration with Roca, we kicked off our new conference series Development by Design: Dialogues in Architecture, Equity and Design with our first guest, Nathani...

Nathaniel Corum's last appearance as Architecture for Humanity in Barcelona

Nathaniel Corum’s last appearance as Architecture for Humanity in Barcelona

As many of you may already know, news broke last Friday that Architecture for Humanity shut down after 15 years of providing architecture and design services for communities in nee...

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Abiding Architecture: A free online book on reconstruction in Haiti by Marie Aquilino
Feb 24, 2015 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

Post-disaster reconstruction specialist Marie Aquilino, one of our professors and guest lecturers, has just released a free online book about her experience over the last several y...

UN-Habitat launches first ever World Cities Day
Oct 28, 2014 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

This Thursday Oct. 31st, UN-Habitat and Guardian Cities will inaugurate the first World Cities Day in celebration of sustainable urban development. The event, hosted by Shanghai Mu...

What is a City?
Oct 13, 2014 | by admin | No Comments | Read →

As cities grow, they change in a predictable way. A great video synthesis of Santa Fe Institute’s Cities, Scaling, and Sustainability research effort on finding “theore...

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Providing adequate housing and maintaining livelihoods in Dharavi
Jul 12, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Improving quality of life in informal settlements is a complex issue that goes beyond just providing adequate housing. In her final post reporting from her internship with SPARC, o...

Conducting toilet studies in the slums of Mumbai
Jul 10, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

There’s always a first time for everything and in this line of work, it may not be pleasant, but it is certainly rewarding. Our student Tara Whelan tells about her daunting t...

Development obstacles in Mumbai
Jul 8, 2013 | by Tara | No Comments | Read →

Housing policies sometimes result in obstacles rather than solutions to development issues like affordable housing. Our student Tara Whelan, currently interning with SPARC in Mumba...


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About Master of International Cooperation Sustainable Emergency Architecture

The official Master of International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture is a unique degree that prepares architects to develop and rebuild communities affected by rapid urbanization, poverty, conflict and natural disasters. The program forms part of the Erasmus Mundus European Cooperation Program and is located in Barcelona at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC).

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